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Chingri Macher Dalna / Bengali Style Prawn Curry with Potato

Posted on: June 7, 2021 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 2

Bengalis love Dalna, the versatile and delicious curry that tastes heavenly with piping hot rice. Dalna is typically a kind of dish that has a runny gravy base and made mostly with potato chunks. There is vegetarian dalna and as well as non-vegetarian dalna. My blog already has some very interesting Bengali dalna recipes which are Dhokar Dalna, Echorer Dalna, Chhanar Dalna and Aloo Phulkopir Dalna. As of now, all…

 

Echorer Dalna / Kancha Kathaler Torkari (Bengali Style Raw Jackfruit Curry)

Posted on: April 10, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 6

Echorer Dalna or Kancha Kathaler Torkari is my summer favourite dish. Kancha Kathal (raw jackfruit) is also called “gach patha” (tree goat) in Bengali as, if cooked to perfection, the taste can actually substitute mutton. One must try it to believe it. Though, it can be cooked in vegetarian version as well, but, the mutton taste can be brought only if it is cooked in non vegetarian way. Here I…

 

Dhokar Dalna (Bengali Lentil Cake Curry)

Posted on: February 25, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Dhokar Dalna is a quintessential Bengali vegetarian dish with absolutely no onion and no garlic and is prepared by cooking fried split chickpeas cake in a spicy gravy. Dalna is probably the most favourite form of spicy curry cooked with lots of love in almost every Bengali households, specially, the day when they are having vegetarian dishes. Like many other Bengalis, I too, love dalna and cook it often. There…

 

Chhanar Dalna (Bengali Style Cottage Cheese Kofta Curry)

Posted on: February 8, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Dalna is a very popular form of Bengali curry and is typically prepared without onion and garlic. Thus, it is also considered as satvik bhojon and is widely prepared in Bengali vegetarian kitchens. Dalna, if cooked properly, can give a tough competition to any popular rich non vegetarian item like chicken, mutton or fish. Dida‘s kitchen used to be the paradise of vegetarian dishes, specially various forms of dalna and…

 

Aloo Phulkopir Dalna (Bengali Style Potato Cauliflower Curry)

Posted on: January 21, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Dalna or gravy curry is very famous among Bengalis and there are various types of dalna that we, the Bengalis, prepare. Dalna is a star of Bengali vegetarian kitchen and typically prepared without onion and garlic. Among all the other forms of dalna, Aloo Phulkopir Dalna is probably the most easy one and yet, it is utterly delicious and rich in taste. I didn’t had the luck to spend much…

 

Phulkopir Roast (Bengali Style White Cauliflower Curry)

Posted on: December 9, 2020 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 2

This is one of the most amazing Bengali winter delicacies. Winter is finally here and the local markets are flooded with seasonal veggies. While seasonal veggies are powerhouses of nutrients, they also are utterly delicious and used for tons of seasonal dishes. This time of the year is all about eating good food and when we have veggies in abundance, there is no looking back. Eating seasonal and eating local…

 

Macher Matha diye Lau Ghonto (Bengali Style Fish Head Cooked with Bottle Gourd)

Posted on: September 14, 2020 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Macher Matha (fish head), also called as Macher Muro in Bengali can be used in a number of ways in Bengali kitchens. We eat fish from head to toe (here, tail). Almost all the freshwater fishes can be eaten this way and we just know how to make use of the entire fish in various delicious ways. Macher Matha diye Lau Ghonto is an age old Bengali dish and is…

 

Potoler Dolma / Niramish Potoler Dolma (Bengali Style Stuffed Pointed Gourd Curry)

Posted on: August 24, 2020 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

This is a very popular Bengali vegetarian dish. This is also an answer to those who think Bengalis only eat Mach–Mangsho (fish, meat), and vegetarian dishes are not really Bengali thing. Anyone who has tasted Potoler Dolma, Dhokar Dalna, Chhanar Dalna, Phulkopir Dalna or any such Bengali vegetarian dishes can definitely understand what Bengali cuisine is all about and how vast and versatile it is. See Other Vegetarian Recipes Here…

 

Hansher Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Duck Egg Spicy Curry)

Posted on: February 21, 2020 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Hansher Dim Kosha has always been my hot favourite and it’s such a dish which is actually close to my heart as it reminds me of Pishimoni. Among all the other awesome dishes the genius lady used to cook, this dish in particular had been her speciality. We the kids used to crave for Pishimonir banano Dim Kosha and yes, it’s always used to be with hansher dim (duck egg).…

 

Bhapa Paneer (Bengali Style Steamed Paneer)

Posted on: September 9, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 2

Paneer or Cottage Cheese is made by curdling milk – either you do it by adding lemon juice/vinegar or sometimes, some cooking malfunction can do it for you. Paneer is also called as Chhana in Bengali and is often made at home. We the Bengalis prepare a wide range of sweets and spicy curries with homemade chhana and we absolutely love it in our vegetarian kitchen. I already have two awesome…